BROWN GIRL BEGINS World Premiere At UrbanWorld Film Festival 2017 (Video)

BROWN GIRL BEGINS, a feature film directed by Sharon Lewis will have its world premiere at the 21st annual URBANWORLD Film Festival in New York City, a five day festival event, sponsored by founding partner, HBO and featuring an array of powerhouses such as Ava DuVernay and Chadwick Boseman. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Common Speaks On The Film, “13th” (Full Video)

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning “Moonlight”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Continue Reading →

Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Ava DuVernay Expands Creative Partnership With Oprah’s OWN

Oprah Winfrey‘s Harpo Films announced today it has partnered with award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “A Wrinkle in Time”) on a first-look deal for television and digital media. Continue Reading →

FX Networks Previewed New Drama Series “Snowfall” At Essence Festival 2017

FX Networks previewed their new drama series “Snowfall” for an intimate group of press and influencers on Saturday. Co-creator John Singleton made brief remarks; Q93 radio host Wild Wayne intro’d the screening. Continue Reading →